The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
England / London
Rank 313 352 332
Rank change year-on-year +39 -20  
Contract jobs citing CCIE 89 67 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.71% 1.73% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 37 62
Median daily rate £475 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £628 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £436 £425
% change year-on-year -8.30% +2.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.09 -

CCIE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3286 3862 3535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.11% 17.56% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2227 2719 2318
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 49 82
Median hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.85 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing CCIE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in London

CCIE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCIE in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIE in London

CCIE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIE in London

CCIE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCIE in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in London

CCIE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the London region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Croydon +19 8 £550 +13.40%
City of London +9 5 £425 +9.67% 3
New Malden - 3 - -
Harrow - 1 £438 -
CCIE
England

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCIE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 161 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (88.82%) Cisco
3 92 (57.14%) Firewall
4 90 (55.90%) CCNP
5 71 (44.10%) WAN
6 60 (37.27%) LAN
7 52 (32.30%) Wireless
8 51 (31.68%) CheckPoint
9 47 (29.19%) Finance
9 47 (29.19%) Network Security
10 45 (27.95%) MPLS
11 41 (25.47%) VPN
11 41 (25.47%) CCNA
12 40 (24.84%) Juniper
13 34 (21.12%) OSPF
14 33 (20.50%) Palo Alto
15 30 (18.63%) BGP
16 29 (18.01%) TCP/IP
16 29 (18.01%) Cisco ASA
17 28 (17.39%) Data Centre
18 26 (16.15%) Microsoft Azure
18 26 (16.15%) Security Cleared
18 26 (16.15%) Microsoft
18 26 (16.15%) CCDP
19 25 (15.53%) Cisco Nexus
20 24 (14.91%) F5
20 24 (14.91%) Banking
21 22 (13.66%) 802.1X
22 21 (13.04%) SC Cleared
22 21 (13.04%) Windows

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.48%) Apache
2 4 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (2.48%) IIS
2 4 (2.48%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.11%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (16.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.35%) Office 365
4 5 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.11%) SaaS
5 4 (2.48%) IaaS
5 4 (2.48%) PaaS
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 92 (57.14%) Firewall
2 71 (44.10%) WAN
3 60 (37.27%) LAN
4 52 (32.30%) Wireless
5 47 (29.19%) Network Security
6 45 (27.95%) MPLS
7 41 (25.47%) VPN
8 34 (21.12%) OSPF
9 30 (18.63%) BGP
10 29 (18.01%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (18.01%) TCP/IP
11 25 (15.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (12.42%) WLAN
13 18 (11.18%) DNS
14 17 (10.56%) VLAN
14 17 (10.56%) VoIP
15 14 (8.70%) DHCP
15 14 (8.70%) EIGRP
16 12 (7.45%) SNMP
16 12 (7.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
General
1 47 (29.19%) Finance
2 24 (14.91%) Banking
3 9 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.73%) Military
5 5 (3.11%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.86%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.86%) Retail
7 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.62%) French Language
8 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.62%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (37.89%) Network Engineer
2 55 (34.16%) Architect
3 36 (22.36%) Network Architect
4 16 (9.94%) Security Engineer
5 14 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 14 (8.70%) Consultant
6 13 (8.07%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (8.07%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (7.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (6.83%) Cisco Architect
9 10 (6.21%) Security Architect
10 9 (5.59%) Cisco Consultant
10 9 (5.59%) Technical Architect
11 8 (4.97%) Cisco Network Architect
11 8 (4.97%) LAN Engineer
11 8 (4.97%) LAN/WAN Engineer
11 8 (4.97%) WAN Engineer
12 7 (4.35%) Network Security Architect
13 6 (3.73%) Design Engineer
13 6 (3.73%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.66%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.48%) COM
2 4 (2.48%) Middleware
2 4 (2.48%) XMPP
3 3 (1.86%) CSS
4 1 (0.62%) .NET
4 1 (0.62%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.62%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (3.73%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.73%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.48%) Clustering
6 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.48%) Replication
7 2 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.24%) MPEG
8 1 (0.62%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.62%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.62%) NHS
8 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.62%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.04%) Windows
2 17 (10.56%) Windows Server
3 14 (8.70%) Unix
4 7 (4.35%) Linux
4 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.11%) FreeBSD
6 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.86%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.24%) Android
8 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.42%) ITIL
1 20 (12.42%) Network Design
2 18 (11.18%) Load Balancing
2 18 (11.18%) Network Management
3 16 (9.94%) Migration
4 15 (9.32%) Network Architecture
5 10 (6.21%) Change Management
6 9 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (4.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (4.97%) Service Management
8 7 (4.35%) High Availability
8 7 (4.35%) TOGAF
9 6 (3.73%) People Management
9 6 (3.73%) Presales
9 6 (3.73%) Project Management
9 6 (3.73%) SOA
9 6 (3.73%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (3.11%) Change Control
10 5 (3.11%) DevOps
10 5 (3.11%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.59%) Python
2 5 (3.11%) SQL
3 4 (2.48%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.86%) Perl
5 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.62%) C
6 1 (0.62%) Java
6 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 161 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (55.90%) CCNP
3 41 (25.47%) CCNA
4 26 (16.15%) CCDP
4 26 (16.15%) Security Cleared
5 21 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 12 (7.45%) JNCIE
7 11 (6.83%) CISSP
8 10 (6.21%) JNCIP
8 10 (6.21%) MCSE
8 10 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (5.59%) Degree
10 7 (4.35%) CCDE
10 7 (4.35%) JNCIS
11 5 (3.11%) EMC Certification
12 4 (2.48%) MCITP
12 4 (2.48%) MCP
13 3 (1.86%) CCSA
13 3 (1.86%) CCSE
13 3 (1.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.83%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.59%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.35%) vSphere
5 4 (2.48%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (2.48%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.62%) Docker
7 1 (0.62%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (10.56%) FortiGate
2 8 (4.97%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (3.73%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (3.11%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (2.48%) AirWatch
5 4 (2.48%) Nessus
6 3 (1.86%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (1.24%) Cisco CME
7 2 (1.24%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.24%) Nagios
7 2 (1.24%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.24%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.62%) Cacti
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco LMS
8 1 (0.62%) Graphite
8 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.62%) logstash
8 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.62%) Puppet
8 1 (0.62%) vRealize
Vendors
1 143 (88.82%) Cisco
2 51 (31.68%) CheckPoint
3 40 (24.84%) Juniper
4 33 (20.50%) Palo Alto
5 26 (16.15%) Microsoft
6 24 (14.91%) F5
7 17 (10.56%) VMware
8 12 (7.45%) Blue Coat
8 12 (7.45%) Citrix
9 11 (6.83%) Fortinet
10 10 (6.21%) Aruba
10 10 (6.21%) SolarWinds
11 6 (3.73%) EMC
11 6 (3.73%) Oracle
12 4 (2.48%) BT
12 4 (2.48%) HP
12 4 (2.48%) Riverbed
12 4 (2.48%) Sourcefire
13 3 (1.86%) Meraki
13 3 (1.86%) Splunk